The Advocate

Pitching is target for improvement

Cory Geer, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

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The Pitt-Johnstown  baseball team is to open their season Feb. 17 in Mooresville, North Carolina, against Fairmont State University, West Virginia. Last season the Mountain Cats opened the season with a four-game sweep against...

Athletes get few breaks in offseason

Emily Moore, Copy Editor

January 24, 2018

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For each season, sports take over an athlete’s schedule, but, when they are not in-season, offseason workouts also can take over. Basketball is a staple sport during the winter season. The Pitt-Johnstown men’s basketball...

Athletes are brothers

Athletes are brothers

January 24, 2018

Students react to the NFL anthem protests

Justin Schmithorst, Circulation Director

November 15, 2017

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Students and student-athletes seem to have differing opinions on kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games. Sophomore Brennan Brokaw said he didn’t object to the protest. “They can do what they want. It’s fine,” Brokaw sai...

Baseball players have unusual workout

Justin Schmithorst, Circulation Director

November 15, 2017

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Pitt-Johnstown baseball players have engaged in unusual workout routines at the Wellness Center. Some workouts have been done for years, while others have taken the team by storm more recently. Over the past few months yoga has be...

Pitt-Johnstown athletes face injuries

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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Athletes are always at a high risk for injuries. Pitt-Johnstown athletes have suffered serious injuries playing the sport that they love. Junior pitcher Devon Walker played for the Mountain Cats last season, but is no able to ...

Pitt-Johnstown athletes have rituals

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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Superstitions and pre-game rituals have become a part of a routine that many, if not all, athletes follow.` Superstitions and rituals are intended to bring athletes good luck during their soon-to-come athletic performance. Pitt-Joh...

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